Realistic simulation tool

  • 22-Dec-2008 08:29 EST
02_SIMULIA_skin_stringer_panel.JPG

Abaqus 6.8 Extended Functionality from Simulia is an FEA tool that enables engineers to lower costs and reduce cycle times via realistic simulation of products, materials, and process behaviors. Enhancements include new and improved capabilities in general contact; the modeling of spot welds, fasteners, and elastomeric foams; and computational performance. General contact implementation offers a simplified and highly automated method for defining contact interactions. Modeling methods for spot welds and fasteners allow users to create attachment points that follow a model edge or conform to a regular pattern. A low-density foam model enables simulation of energy-absorbing materials in crash applications. In addition, a selective subcycling feature helps engineers in defense and shipbuilding to evaluate the realistic behavior of the very large structures that are common to those industries.
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-10-20
The fusing of emerging technologies from the aerospace materials sector and biological sciences are now, for the first time, heading toward the prospect of growing parts, systems, and, ultimately, perhaps whole aircraft.
2016-10-20
One of the biggest issues in bringing forward new designs is the length of time that it takes to agree to a new specification, research and evaluate the alternative features and configurations, and then embark on a development program that will take the design to flight testing and ultimately operational service.
2017-01-03
NRL scientists have demonstrated metallic spin filtering at room temperature using ferromagnet-graphene-ferromagnet thin film junction devices.
2016-10-18
Researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Optical Sciences Division and Material Science Division have detected acoustic emissions from cracks in riveted lap joints using a distributed feedback fiber laser-acoustic emission sensor.

Related Items

Training / Education
2017-01-20
Training / Education
2016-03-10